The Real Hoverboard: Short History Overview
How did hoverboards start? Are hoverboards real? Hoverboard was actually inspired from the movie, “Back to the Future”. This movie was filmed in 1989, where Michael J. Fox and his girlfriend are dashed into the future to the year 2015. In the movie, this levitating board came from a fictional scooter (with a handle), where the protagonist was running away from the ones chasing him. Suddenly, he grabbed the little girl’s scooter and broke the handle to use it; just like a flying skateboard. It is so amazing that the fictional self-balancing scooter is real now. I will show you the actual scene of the movie.
The World’s First Real Hoverboard
The first real hoverboard was made by Hendo. Hendo hoverboard technology was named after the inventor, Greg Henderson. Though many people say that the real hoverboards were inspired from the movie, “Back to the future”, Henderson said it was actually inspired from the Loma Prietra earthquake. Loma Prietra earthquake was a tragedy that occurred in Northern California. Moreover, he believes that hover newest technology can help and fix some of the serious problems in the world, just like the earthquake mentioned.
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How Much is a Hoverboard?
The 18th prototype of the real hoverboard was priced at $10,000, which is approximately P440,000 here in the Philippines. There are a lot of lower prices now created by other manufacturers. You could also buy affordable hoverboards in Lazada PH at the lowest prices, for about P10,000 and many online shops and local self-balancing scooter in the Philippines that you could find.
By the way, I will show you some of the clips for this awesome hoverboard technology which is improvising more daily throughout the near future. I hope they could invent flying cars or flying boats would be awesome too.
The World’s First Real Hoverboard by Hendo
The Lexus Hoverboard
This hoverboard uses magnetic levitation technology and the process took more than 18 months in Texas.
Farthest flight by hoverboard: Guinness World Records
The Future of Travel – IO HAWK
Hoverboard Tricks, Hoverboard in Real Life
Hover Unboxing (Self-balancing smart scooter)
It’s amazing that our technology is improving year by year. What do you think about this hovercraft invention? Now, do you want one? 😀